How to create a cohesive canvas for your home with flooring options that flow throughout the house.
Home layout trends have changed over time and reflect how we use our homes – we have gone from having long hallways with doors to separate rooms designed for different functions to knocking down walls and embracing open-plan living. Nowadays we also see ‘broken-plan’ layouts, which use half-walls, glass walls, and shelving units to slightly separate spaces to increase privacy while keeping the functionality, light flow and sense of space we love from open plans.
Choosing The Right Flooring Material
The challenge we now face with open or ‘broken’ floor plans is to select flooring that works with the flow – we can’t simply have tiles in the kitchen, carpet in the living room and timber flooring in the dining room. Because we don’t have a structural separation of space, it’s quite tricky to select different flooring materials that will work seamlessly together. Our go-to suggestion here is to stick with one flooring option throughout the open living space, and the best options that work for living, dining and kitchen areas are tiles and timber-look options like loose lay vinyl planks, as these are waterproof and come in very luxurious options.
Not only does this create a beautiful flow that won’t distract from your later interior design options, it also helps you bring the outdoors in.
Loose Lay Vinyl Flooring
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